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LONDON — Human fetuses cannot feel pain before the age of 24 weeks, a British medical association said Friday — delivering a setback for anti-abortion activists campaigning to lower the country's 24-week time limit.


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ATLANTA — Most U.S. adults should eat less than a teaspoon of salt each day, but a new government report says just 1 in 18 meet that goal.


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LOS ANGELES — A former Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer took the stand Thursday in his own defense at his trial on a charge of murdering an unarmed Black man on an Oakland train platform, marking the first time the officer has spoken publicly about the New Year's Day 2009 shooting.


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PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- This moment might be celebrated for decades.


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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Three American troops were reported killed and the bodies of 11 men, some beheaded, were found Friday in rising violence across Afghanistan.


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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama declared victory Friday after congressional negotiators reached a dawn agreement on a sweeping overhaul of rules overseeing Wall Street.


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WASHINGTON — Republicans in the Senate have defeated an election-year bill to continue weekly jobless benefits for millions of long-term unemployed workers.


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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has sided with former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling in limiting the use of a federal fraud law that has been a favorite of white-collar crime prosecutors.


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WIMBLEDON, England — John Isner has won the longest match in tennis history, taking the fifth set against Nicolas Mahut 70-68.


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NEW ORLEANS – Engineers had to completely uncap the broken oil well spewing into the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday after an undersea robot bumped into machinery being used to collect the spilled fuel.


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